RE: MEMORIAL DAY COMMEMORATION
FROM: BEHLING-KUTCHERA AMERICAN LEGION POST 296
POST CONTACT: TOM MC DERMOTT AT 414-460-0526
A ceremony commemorating Memorial Day will be held May 28, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Historic Oak Hill Cemetery, 3500 N. Brookfield Rd, Brookfield, WI.
The ceremony is a joint effort of a number of community organizations including the Behling-Kutchera American Legion Post 296, the Oak Hill Cemetery Association, the Elmbrook Historical Society, Brookfield Academy, and Boy Scout Troop 71.
The program honors all those who gave their lives in defense of liberty, with special recognition given to Nathan Hatch, a Revolutionary War veteran buried at Oak Hill.
Speakers include historian Stephen Hauser, Brookfield Mayor Steven Ponto, and students of Brookfield Academy.
Prayer and reflection will be led by Reverend Eric Skovgaard, pastor of Elm Grove Lutheran Church.
A rifle salute will be offered by the American Legion Post.
Live patriotic music will accompany the ceremony.
Light refreshments will be available at no charge following the program.
Come join us.